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Weekly Volunteer Opportunities – posted Dec. 3, 2018

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What’s on our calendar:

• Disaster Resiliency Training, Dec. 12

• VolunteerLinc Holiday Open House, Dec. 13

• ServeNebraska AmeriCorps Applications, Dec. 31

YMCA of Lincoln

(402) 434-9228

Youth Sports Coaches

Coaches are needed year-round for youth sports: soccer, flag football, basketball, etc.

Pancakes and Pajamas with Santa, Dec. 13

Help Copple Family YMCA: move tables, decor, check in, assist Santa, serve pancakes, 4:30-7:30 pm.

A Warmer Day

(402) 480-7463

Coat Drive Director

Coordinate coat drives with partners.

Fresh Start

(402) 475-7777

Thrift Shop Sales Clerk

Help visitors Friday or Saturday, 9:45 am-1 pm or 1-4:15 pm or third Thursday 4-7 pm.

Donation Receiver

Answer the phones, take donations from the public, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm.

City Impact

(402) 477-8080

Gifts of Love

Help as a shopper assistant, gift wrapper, hauler, cashier, hospitality, through Dec. 17.

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

(402) 875-9320

Foster Grandparent

Provide guidance to children in Head Start program.

Tax Preparer

Prepare tax returns; identify missing info, request it from taxpayers. Training provided. Sign up by Dec. 21.

Prosper Lincoln

(402) 436-1633

Help with Job Searches

Help people search for jobs on the computer at the City Library.

Bridges to Hope

(402) 420-5696

Shop and Stock the Warehouse

Help people select items for moving out of correctional institutions. Sort, organize donations.

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach

(402) 817-0623

Reading Hour

Read to kids 11:30 am-12:30 pm or 5:30-6:30 pm.


(402) 486-8563

Senior Companion

Visit once a week with a senior. Activities include playing games, talking about current events, etc.

Pie Social Assistant

Escort residents to dining room, serve pie, talk with residents, 1-3 pm Saturday

Lincoln Children’s Museum

(402) 477-4000

Assist Special Events

Prepare, decorate, run our events.

Exhibit Maintenance

Assist with building, maintenance of exhibits.

Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful

(402) 441-8035

Storm Drain Marking

Install, inspect storm drain markers.

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

(402) 219-7111

Mammography Center Greeter

Greet patients, guests and assist with directions.


Provide companionship to patients in a variety of activities.

American Cancer Society

(402) 423-4893

Road to Recovery Driver

Drive people in your personal vehicle to cancer treatments.

American Red Cross

(402) 441-7997

First Aid Services Team

Help coordinate inventory and supplies or assist with medical data entry.

Willard Community Center

(402) 475-0805

Social Media

Help boost the Center's presence on social media.

Habitat for Humanity

(402) 477-9184

Phone Operator/Cashier

Assist customers with donation or purchases, answer phone, schedule pickups.

Community Aphasia Partners

(402) 472-2145

Social Volunteers

Help a person with aphasia engage in social activities.

Star City Pride

(402) 429-7883

Sponsorship & Advertising Sales Interns

Provide administrative and advertising support for the annual Pride Guide, for other events.

Nebraska Community Blood Bank

(402) 486-9412

Canteen Volunteers

Monitor donors well-being, serve beverages, snacks.


(888) 868-1957

Veteran Hospice

Veterans to provide companionship to a hospice patient. Talk, play cards, or read to them.

YWCA Lincoln

(402) 434-3494

Take A Break

Help kids with activities, crafts and games.

Lincoln Animal Ambassadors

(402) 817-1168

Pet Food Bank

Assist clients with 50-pound pet food bags, Mondays or Thursdays, 6:30-8:15 pm.

Mourning Hope

(402) 488-8989

Grief Group Facilitator

Facilitate 11-week group for youth or caregivers.

Proyecto Cultural

(402) 202-4829


Accounting for a small non-profit.

Malone Community Center

(402) 202-7431


Answer questions and help with email, printing.

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools

(402) 436-1612

Office Support

Help with receptionist, office duties, 5 hours a week.

Bryan Health Medical Center

(402) 481-3032

Various Positions

Help with clerical tasks, family support, patient services, more.

Lux Center for the Arts

(402) 466-8692

Art Gallery/Shop Attendant

Greet visitors, answer phone, and assist with sales.

Lincoln Literacy

(402) 476-7323

English Language Tutor

Help people learning how to speak, read and write in English, once a week for an hour.

CenterPointe Inc.

(402) 475-8717


Type handwritten poetry text into word document for a book. Project can be done from home.

Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

(402) 471-4033

De-labeling Expert

Remove audio book labels, to recycle and reuse.

Nebraska Supreme Court, Office of Public Guardian

(402) 471-8839

Court Visitor

Visit vulnerable citizens, gather, report court info.

Coalition on Human Trafficking Inc.


Hotel/Motel Project Ambassador

Contact hotel/motels to discuss and set-up anti-trafficking training.


(402) 477-4169

Pick Up/Deliver Food

Pick up donated food on alternating Tuesdays. Must have truck/van and be able to lift boxes.

Pioneers Park Nature Center

(402) 441-8708

Land Management

Chip trails, assist with prescribed burns, prepare for planting, plant, weed and water gardens.

Community Crops

(402) 474-9802

Community Event Educator

Talk to people at events about gardening, food.

The Salvation Army

(402) 474-6263

Food Pantry Helpers

Restock food, help clients week days, 12pm - 4pm

Indigo Community

(402) 477 -7770

Bilingual Story Time

Read stories in non-English languages to children on Saturdays, 10-11 am.

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

(402) 915-BIKE

Office Support, and Bike Inventory

Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.

Live Well Go Fish

(402) 802-7768

Assist with Fishing and Boating Activities

Assist with fishing/boating for seniors, veterans, youth and people with disabilities.

Center for People in Need

(402) 476-4357

Truckloads for Help

Sort and distribute household goods and clothing, anytime Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

(402) 413-4500

Bingo & Cards

Activities with residents: cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm.

Aging Partners

(402) 441-7070

Dining Room/Kitchen

Clean up dining room by returning dirty dishes/trays to dish room. Help participants during meal time.

Ongoing Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Health and Human Services

Bryan Medical Center

(402) 481-3032

Age 14+, weekly commitment of at least four months, weekdays, 3:45-5 pm at East or West Campus.


(402) 416-6197

Food Distribution - Help sort and distribute food.

Gateway Vista

(402) 467-0228

Activities with residents – play a game, read books or assist on outings.

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital

(402) 413-4500

Bingo & Cards

Help residents enjoy their experience playing cards Tuesdays or bingo Thursdays, 1:15-3:15 pm


(402) 486-8563

Friendly Visitor – Provide companionship: chat with a resident, play a game, read mail, do crafts, puzzles.

The Salvation Army

(402) 474-6263

Food Pantry Helpers

Restock food on pantry shelves and help clients Monday-Friday, 12pm - 4pm.


Center for People in Need

(402) 476-4357

Truckloads for Help – sort and distribute household goods, clothing, weekdays 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Lincoln Bike Kitchen

(402) 915-BIKE

Office Support and Bike Inventory

Help customers/kids choose bikes, data entry, filing.

Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department

(402) 441-6224

Tobacco Product Compliance - (15-17 years old) assist law enforcement with product checks.


Lincoln City Libraries Foundation


Book sorters

Sort books at Eiseley Branch, Gere Branch, and Walt Branch.

Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

(402) 471-4033

De-labeling Expert

Remove labels on audio books, to recycle, reuse.

Sports and Recreation

Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful

(402) 441-8035

Litter cleanup

Clean up streets, alleys, sidewalks, parks, and buildings. Gloves, trash/recycling bags provided.

Lincoln Children’s Museum

(402) 477-4000

Organizing –keep exhibits tidy, safe and organized.

Pioneers Park Nature Center

(402) 441-8708

Land Management

Chipping trails, prepare for planting, plant and water gardens and weed control.

YMCA of Lincoln

(402) 434-9228

Housekeeping - Cooper YMCA needs custodial help every day for shifts 9am.-5pm.

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